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The National Association of the Holy Name Society promotes to all members to perform the Corporal Works of Mercy and the Spiritual Works of Mercy individually or collectively in their Parish, Deanery, Vicariate, Diocesan, Archdiocesan Federations, Unions or Societies.

Corporal Works of Mercy feed the hungry, to clothe the naked, give drink to the thirsty, shelter to the homeless, tend the sick, visit those in prison, and bury the dead.

Spiritual Works of Mercy convert sinners, instruct the ignorant, counsel the wayward, comfort the sorrowing, bear adversity patiently, forgive offenses, and pray for the living and the dead on a parochial, diocesan and national level.

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"Without mistakes, there is no forgiving. Without forgiveness, there is no Love."
- Mother Theresa